Roots is author Alex Haley’s six-generational family saga.
The Switch by Beth O Leary #BookReview
The Switch traverses the thin line between cute and corny, between engagingly simple and boringly predictable. I can see how it could go either way for a reader. For me, it went the cute way. I liked it despite its very obvious shortcomings.
Annie On My Mind #BookReview
A path-breaking young adult gay romance that'll warm your heart.
Re-reading Austen’s Persuasion
Persuasion has all things typical of an Austen novel; long walks in the countryside, carriage rides and conversations as also balls and dancing. These are the reasons why I keep going back to Austen.
Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel – A travesty of a retelling
In this retelling of the Ramayan the author takes the characters and situations from the epic and weaves a story entirely out of her own imagination till it is barely a retelling at all.
Happy Endings by Suchita Agarwal #BookReview
In this short story collection, the author crafts five short stories with entirely different but equally delightful protagonists grappling with life’s curve balls and coming up winners.
How about a price tag on housework? And other feminist thoughts
Have you ever wondered when cloud kitchens originated? I hadn’t really thought about it, assuming they took shape sometime in the 21st century as a product of new age issues (People moving out of homes for work, restricted living spaces and women taking on jobs). It was a surprise then to stumble across What Diantha …
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Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella #BookReview
Finding Audrey, Sophie Kinsella's first novel for young adults isn't a perfect read but it has its moments.
The Stationery Shop of Tehran #BookReview
Sometimes I wish I could flip back the calendar to a time when there was no social media, no bookstagram, no goodreads. I wish I could feel again the anticipation of opening a new unknown book; the excitement of picking one up simply because the title sounded good or the cover was enticing or because …
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The Thirteenth Tale #BookReview
These past weeks, I had read and given up on a bunch of books. All good books, ones I had set aside on my TBR with great anticipation. However, the time was just not right, it would seem. And then, I picked up The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. It was a gift from fellow …